Mark Veltzer

NAME

Meta::Utils::Color - give you options to color the text you're writing.

COPYRIGHT

Copyright (C) 2001, 2002 Mark Veltzer; All rights reserved.

LICENSE

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc., 59 Temple Place, Suite 330, Boston, MA 02111, USA.

DETAILS

        MANIFEST: Color.pm
        PROJECT: meta
        VERSION: 0.27

SYNOPSIS

        package foo;
        use Meta::Utils::Color qw();
        Meta::Utils::Color::set_color(*FILE,"red");
        Meta::Utils::Output::print("Hello, World!\n");

DESCRIPTION

This is a library to give you a clean interface to the ANSIColor.pm module which enables nice coloring and emition of color escape codes for terminals and texts.

FUNCTIONS

        set_color($$)
        get_color($)
        get_reset()
        reset($)
        TEST($)

FUNCTION DOCUMENTATION

set_color($$)

This sets the current color for writing to the file received.

get_color($)

This returns the escape sequence needed to provide a certain color on the console.

get_reset()

This method return the escape sequence needed to reset the color on the console.

reset($)

This resets the color to the regular color and avoids all kinds of weird side effects (for the file specified of course).

TEST($)

Test suite for this module.

SUPER CLASSES

None.

BUGS

None.

AUTHOR

        Name: Mark Veltzer
        Email: mailto:veltzer@cpan.org
        WWW: http://www.veltzer.org
        CPAN id: VELTZER

HISTORY

        0.00 MV initial code brought in
        0.01 MV make quality checks on perl code
        0.02 MV more perl checks
        0.03 MV check that all uses have qw
        0.04 MV fix todo items look in pod documentation
        0.05 MV more on tests/more checks to perl
        0.06 MV cleanup tests change
        0.07 MV perl code quality
        0.08 MV more perl quality
        0.09 MV more perl quality
        0.10 MV perl documentation
        0.11 MV more perl quality
        0.12 MV perl qulity code
        0.13 MV more perl code quality
        0.14 MV revision change
        0.15 MV languages.pl test online
        0.16 MV perl packaging
        0.17 MV more movies
        0.18 MV md5 project
        0.19 MV database
        0.20 MV perl module versions in files
        0.21 MV movies and small fixes
        0.22 MV thumbnail user interface
        0.23 MV more thumbnail issues
        0.24 MV website construction
        0.25 MV web site automation
        0.26 MV SEE ALSO section fix
        0.27 MV md5 issues

SEE ALSO

Term::ANSIColor(3), strict(3)

TODO

-the reset won't actually get done unless the file gets flushed.